You just can’t tell some people that you wouldn’t HAVE Blackadder without Shakespeare …
Ponytail Shakespeare read-through The Comedy of Errors: Act I scene I
‘Which is it today?’
‘The Comedy of Errors.‘
‘It’s about two sets of twins, separated at birth, who find themselves-‘
Continue reading “PTS 08/045: Oh, no it isn’t! Oh, yes it is …”
It often takes something (we consider) sub-human to remind us of our humanity …
‘… you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Time to die.’
Not that you needed me to complete the speech, I dare say … I’m also guessing you want to watch it again (I had to), so here it is.
The weekend brings an exciting reward for my ‘holiday’ week’s hard marking. On consecutive nights I’ll be watching Bladerunner: The Final Cut, and then Bladerunner 2049. And I’ve got my tattered copy of Philip K Dick‘s ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep‘ (1968) out – the first non-Shakespeare/EMP book I have read in weeks, or perhaps even months …
Yet there is, because there always is, an opportunity for me to connect to Shakespeare.
Continue reading “I’ve … seen things …”